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  Crataegus L.
 
Scientific Name  Crataegus L.
Family Name  Rosaceae
Common Name  Hawthorn, Tejocote, Raiz Tejocote
Photo link  http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/forums/attachment.php?s=dbbe3d62b4c254d77b21391d93bb051e&attachmentid=1040
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Congestive heart failure. Folk uses include coronary circulation problems and dysrhythymias (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=527&brand_id=, accessed 4/30/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared hot infusion (13 Flores, Dibetina Colombina)
Phytochemistry  Flavonoids, procyanidins, cardiac glycoside, eugenol, vitexin, flavonols, flavones, hyperin (rutin, hyperoside) (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  May cause nausea, gastrointestinal complaints, fatigue sweating, rash, palpatations, headache, dizziness, vertigo, dyspnea, nosebleeds, sleeplessness, agitation, and circulatory disturbances (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
Potential Medication  Interactions  May interfere with cardiovascular medications and CNS depressants. (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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